Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women of North Carolina who served with dignity and honor in the Vietnam War
Dedicated on May 23, 1987
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam. A significant historical date for this entry is May 23, 1987.
Location. 35° 46.847′ N, 78° 38.311′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Edenton Street and North Wilmington Street. The marker is on the grounds of the NC State Capitol. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 East Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Experimental Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Hickory Highway (within shouting distance of this marker); N.C. State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Medical Society of North Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker); Presidents North Carolina Gave The Nation (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Episcopal ChurchNorth Carolina Veterans' Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Duncan Mc Iver (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
More about this memorial. 5 medallions are seen across the top of the marker: one for each branch of the US Armed Forces. From the left: Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard.
Sculptor: Abbé Godwin
Also see . . . North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Includes text of the dedication ceremony program and photos of the event. (Submitted on March 11, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2011, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 793 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 10, 2011, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on February 3, 2013, by Mary Thurman of Wheelerville,, Missouri. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.